Finding Yager Stadium turned out to be a strange trek though woods and farmland (see post on Yager Stadium), but it ended in a pleasing result. The first quarter saw Kent State take control with a 14-3 lead under gray skies. The second quarter saw the skies open releasing cold rain on the Redhawk fans that came to watch their team.
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The space between Cleveland and Pittsburgh is awfully quiet, but there is some life in the otherwise sleepy town of Kent when gameday arrives. Kent State University is located ten miles outside of Akron, making the Zips their most heated rival. The Golden Flashes have their home in Dix Stadium. It very recently was renovated with an impressive press box, jumbotron, and training facilities.
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Akron and Kent State lie only ten miles apart which makes for a heated rivalry between the two. However, with struggling seasons, attendance numbers were not exactly exploding off the charts, but the enthusiasm for winning the Wagon Wheel Trophy is as real as any trophy rivalry across the country…
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